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Distinguished alumni are a meaningful part of JSerra’s history and share a vital role in our future. When you first walked through these hallways, you became a Lion for life!

The indelible mark you have left has paved the way for more exceptional minds to continue down the path to greatness. As graduated Lions, you serve as mentors to our current students and advisors for the school’s growth. So welcome back, Lions — you have been missed!



Six UPenn Football Players from JSerra

The trip from JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. to the University of Pennsylvania is a long one — like 2,700 miles long.

Considering that fact, one might fairly assume that the two schools' football programs rarely come into contact with each other.

However, that assumption could not be further from reality, and, despite a distance that nearly spans the width of the entire country, the JSerra-Penn football connection has become a fruitful pipeline for the Quakers.

Photo of JSerra alumnus Ian Yu, who is a graduate of the Business Magnet Program and recently obtained an internship and job

Congratulations to alumnus Ian Yu, who obtained an internship at Microsoft this past summer and subsequently a job offer to join the prestigious company full-time next year. Currently a senior at the University of Washington, Yu is majoring in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

Alumnus Kyler Pettis Wins Daytime Emmy Award

JSerra alumnus Kyler Pettis ('11) won the coveted Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. He won for his role of Theo Carver on Days of Our Lives, which he played for three years until 2018.

JSerra Alumni Play in Penn-China Global Ambassador Bowl

Five JSerra alumni who play football at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania are currently in China to participate in the Global Ambassador Bowl. It is the first time an Ivy League has traveled to China to play football. The Quakers took part in the bowl through Global Football, the world's largest exporter of American football.